VFW Post 1924 throws long-overdue party for Vietnam veterans

VFW Post 1924 throws long-overdue party for Vietnam veterans

FALLBROOK – On May 20, Fallbrook VFW Post 1924 hosted a Vietnam Veterans event entitled “The Welcome Home Party You Never Got”  complete with a delicious dinner, a medal presentation to each and every Vietnam Veteran along with a hearty hug, and music and dancing. More than 160 people attended the event on a night […]

Camp Pendleton celebrates 75 Years

CAMP PENDLETON – Camp Pendleton commemorates its 75th anniversary with a series of celebratory events now through September 2017. The base invites the public to a number of events including the Battle Colors Ceremony, multiple base tours, the World Famous Mud Run, an evening colors ceremony, and various events in the San Diego area. Base […]

Camp Pendleton releases personnel early and delays Monday opening

CAMP PENDLETON – Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton released non-essential personnel at 12 p.m. today, Jan. 20, and will open three hours late Monday, Jan. 23 with non-essential personnel asked to not arrive before 10 a.m. Civilian personnel have the option for unscheduled leave or unscheduled telework. All personnel should plan to arrive for work no more than three hours later than […]

Homes for Our Troops breaks ground in Fallbrook

Homes for Our Troops breaks ground in Fallbrook

Homes for Our Troops (HFOT), a national nonprofit organization, broke ground for its latest building project in Fallbrook in an unusual place on Dec. 17. The location of the future specially-adapted home for Marine Private First Class Isaac Blunt is on Avenida de Nog, but heavy rains a few days prior to the groundbreaking event […]

Appreciation event to help Marine families for Christmas

FALLBROOK – St. Vincent de Paul (SVDP), a ministry of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Community, will hold its fourth annual Event of Appreciation for deserving Marine families on Tuesday, Dec. 6. Thirty families from Camp Pendleton will each receive gift bags containing gift cards purchased from the parish school as well as a visit […]

Celebrating the 241st birthday of the Marine Corps

Celebrating the 241st birthday of the Marine Corps

CAMP PENDLETON – USMC Wounded Warrior Battalion West presented a magnificent pageant at their birthday ball, highlighting the history of the Marines beginning on November 10, 1775 to present day. The pageant included uniforms through the ages, the raising of the flag at Iwo Jima, and the passing of the colors from the youngest to […]

Local groups invited to join Veterans Day Parade

Local groups invited to join Veterans Day Parade

FALLBROOK – Fallbrook VFW Post 1924 is planning the Veterans Day parade for Friday, Nov. 11. Event organizers would like to invite everyone to walk or ride in their parade. They are looking for youth groups, active duty military, Wounded Warriors, female veterans, patriotic groups, seniors; any group that would like to participate to honor Veterans Day […]

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